More than 50 clients recently attended the DLA Piper INTA Fashion Lunch on “Legal Issues Facing Fashion and Retail” in San Diego. Colleagues from different jurisdictions across the world discussed the hottest legal issues for the sector.
Yesterday the main associations operating in the Italian digital market (DMA Italia, Fedoweb, IAB Italia, Netcomm and UPA) presented with the Italian Data Protection Authority (Garante per la protezione dei dati personali) the “cookie implementation toolkit”. The toolkit will be of help to assist the operators in the implementation of the new rules on cookies, which will come into force on 3 June (see also here).
On 21 April 2015 the General Court issued two parallel judgments in cases T-359/12 and T-360/12, confirming the declaration of invalidity of Louis Vuitton’s two Community trademarks, consisting of chequerboard patterns, characterised by weft and warp structures, in brown and beige and in light and dark grey, as shown below:
Further to the EU Commission communication on “Unleashing the potential of cloud computing in Europe” the Commission adopted a European Cloud Computing Strategy (you can find more information here) which is also based on a better understanding of the existing national legislations applying to cloud computing contracts. In this respect, the EU Commission requested DLA Piper in Europe (European Member States – excluding Croatia) and the US to carry out a study of the current legislations on the matter.
We will have the rare opportunity to have in the same event the main experts of our “Digital Authorities”, i.e. Giuseppe Galasso (Autorità garante della concorrenza e del mercato), Benedetta Liberatore (Autorità per le garanzie nelle comunicazioni) e Luigi Montuori (Garante per la protezione dei dati personali), together with Marco Cuniberti and our Giangiacomo Olivi.